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Georgia-Pacific Reviews

Updated June 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Market-Based Management and the company's commitment to excellence provides a maximum growth and development opportunity (in 30 reviews)

  • good work life balance at headquarters (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Professionalism and Leadership Development Promoted"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Georgia-Pacific full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I enjoyed meeting diverse professionals from all over the world.

    Cons

    Due to family health reasons I wasn't able to continue in my full-time position.

    Advice to Management

    Have more service days... like one mandatory day weekly, instead of just on special occasions (like MLK service day).


  2. "Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Corrigan, TX
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Corrigan, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome Company and will continue to work here for as long as i can. I like the atmosphere and the work ethics

    Cons

    Cant count the number of good things about the company adn the management is very efficient at completing the tasks that they need to

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work and continue to follow the MBM guideline and principles to continue to be a great and successful company


  3. "Warehouse/laborer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lovell, WY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lovell, WY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Georgia-Pacific full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Best part is they pay well

    Cons

    Location, it's a bid job and will take you longer than a year to get a bid. No matter how good you are. And not a lot of over time.

    Advice to Management

    You should also drug test your employees more often.


  4. "Can be trying"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Aurora, IL
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Aurora, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia-Pacific full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pay is ok but a few months ago they dropped starting pay to $11 where I started last spring at $16.50

    Cons

    Just about everything....the 2nd shift lead is more worried about people being on there phones then the destructive nature other employees have on moral. Oh yeah random drug tests starting in march so if your a smoker you need not apply.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your operators


  5. "Buyer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Buyer in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Buyer in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Georgia-Pacific (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    nothing negative to say about my time here. Great opp.


  6. "Well run company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia-Pacific full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Highly organized company. Good benefits. Clear goals and expectations. High quality managers. Strong support for employees trying to do their jobs (many resources available).

    Cons

    Some cliques in upper management. Some nepotism (if your dad is in upper management your job is safe and you will be have plenty of opportunities).

    Advice to Management

    keep it up.


  7. "general helper"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Helper in Mobile, AL
    Current Employee - General Helper in Mobile, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia-Pacific full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    This is the best way to learn all of the jobs in the process. I'm loog forward to moving forward with Georgia Pacific.

    Cons

    I have not discovered any con at this time. Looking forward to starting and moving forward.

    Advice to Management

    I am looking forward to starting my career with GP. I enjoyed the hiring process and meeting the people.


  8. "Training & Development Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irmo, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irmo, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia-Pacific full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people! Enjoy working for a company that shares my values. Great place to grow a career.

    Cons

    Management Principles are very different from any other company I have worked for. They are great principles, but took awhile to get used too.


  9. "Drop operator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Philomath, OR
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Philomath, OR

    I have been working at Georgia-Pacific full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benifits good pay, lots of overtime

    Cons

    Poor management, lots of employee intimidating allowed


  10. "Wearhouse"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Missouri in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Missouri in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay people is alright

    Cons

    Very boring. parking lot small


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